Kids are heading back to school for the first time in months. Some students haven't had in-person classroom learning since before spring break. It's a very exciting time for many eager learners.

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Applebees in St. Cloud wants to help students celebrate the start of their academic year by offering up one free kids meal with every to go order or delivery. Students don't have to be attending classes in-person to redeem the kids meal.

Your order needs to be at least $12 to redeem the free meal. You can order your food online and use the promo code 'FREEKIDS' now through Thursday, September 17.

Students will have their choice of a main entree. The choices are; cheeseburger, grilled chicken alfredo, cheey pizza, chicken taco, chicken quesadilla, chicken tenders, corn dog or Kraft macaroni & cheese.

Then, they'll get to choose one side; Mott's apple sauce cup, french fries, broccoli trees, garlic mashed potatoes, mozzarella sticks or sliced strawberries with vanilla yogurt.

The free kids meal also comes with a drink.

This might be the most delicious start to the school year yet! One thing is for sure, those kids are going to be working up quite the appetite.

Applebees in St. Cloud is located at 4190 W Division St, St Cloud, MN 56301. They're open daily from 11 a.m. to midnight.